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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid to Rabat by plane, train, rideshare, bus, car or car ferry

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Fly to Rabat  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Rabat (RBA) MAD - RBA

$42 - $336

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Fly to Casablanca, train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Casablanca (CMN) MAD - CMN
  2. Take the train from Casa-Voyageurs to Rabat Ville

$76 - $217

Fly to Tangier, Grand Taxi  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Tangier (TNG) MAD - TNG
  2. Take the Grand Taxi from Tangier to Rabat

$51 - $217

Train, bus  •  16 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga Ave
  2. Take the bus from Malaga to Rabat

$226 - $339

Bus  •  20 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Rabat

$180 - $280

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Tarifa
  2. Take the car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
  3. Drive from Tangier to Rabat

$144 - $282

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Rabat is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 190€ and takes 6 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Rabat is to fly which costs 35€ - 300€ and takes 4 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Estacion Sur and arriving at Rabat. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 20 h 30 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Rabat is 764 km.

The best way to get from Madrid to Rabat without a car is to train and bus which takes 16 h 54 min and costs 190€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Madrid to Rabat, including transfers.

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Madrid to Rabat bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Rabat is to fly which takes 4 h 8 min and costs 35€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 160€ - 250€ and takes 20 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Rabat Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Madrid to Rabat bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Rabat station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Rabat.
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  • Distance: 477.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Rabat, Morocco?

Royal Air Maroc and Ryanair fly from Madrid to Rabat once daily. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid to Rabat once daily. Tickets cost $180 - $280 and the journey takes 20 h 30 min.

Airlines
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Madrid to Rabat
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Casablanca
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Rabat
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $160
Flights from Madrid to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Casablanca
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Madrid to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Casablanca via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Madrid to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Train operators
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Malaga to Rabat
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Rabat
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$42 - $45
Standard Car
$110 - $125
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
intershipping.es
Other operators
Grand Taxis
Email
info@HeyMorocco.com
Website
heymorocco.com
Rideshare from Tangier to Rabat
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $29
Schedules at
heymorocco.com

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Rabat is 1 h behind Madrid. It is currently 11:23 PM in Madrid and 10:23 PM in Rabat.

Royal Air Maroc and Ryanair offer flights from Madrid Airport to Rabat Airport.

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There are 341+ hotels available in Rabat. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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